Tag: bird


June 17, 2018 Birds 0

Pigeon at Riga central market. Pigeons and doves constitute the animal family Columbidae and the order Columbiformes, which includes about 42 genera and 310 species. The related word “columbine” refers to pigeons and doves. They are stout-bodied birds with short necks, and short slender bills that, in some species, feature fleshy ceres. They primarily feed… Read more

European herring gull flying over Daugava river

May 29, 2018 Birds 0

The European herring gull (Larus argentatus) is a large gull (up to 26 in (66 cm) long). One of the best known of all gulls along the shores of western Europe, it was once abundant.[2] It breeds across Northern Europe, Western Europe, Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Scandinavia and the Baltic states. (c) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/European_herring_gull Map: